2,556 ft
Distance
15 ft
Climb
-125 ft
Descent
00:02:41
Avg time
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Pilot Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
    Mt. Clarence
    Albany
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Rock Garden
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #39395 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #38164 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in E-Biking
  • Year Opened
    2017

This is the first of hopefully many new mtb trails as part of the trails hub.
This is a great trail, with features that will keep all riders happy. It starts from the trail hub at the Apex Drive carpark and winds it's way down to the carpark at the base of Apex Drive. It is separated into 3 sections by fire trail crossovers. Please be aware of other trail users when crossing the fire trails

Access Info

Access from the Apex Lookout carpark. Follow trail markers.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Pilot Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -110 ft
  • Altitude min
    265 ft
  • Altitude max
    384 ft
  • Altitude start
    384 ft
  • Altitude end
    274 ft
  • Grade
    -4.3%
  • Grade max
    -17.132%
  • Grade min
    9.274%
  • Distance climb
    332 ft
  • Distance down
    1,527 ft
  • Distance flat
    697 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:41
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:10
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Status:
on Apr 1, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 4.35 (3 votes)
Your vote: 0

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Pilot Trail Trail Reports

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      Apr 1, 2021 @ 11:58pm
      Apr 1, 2021
      Riding well, berms in good nick
      Dec 25, 2020 @ 7:54pm
      Dec 25, 2020
      Riding well. A bit dry through the right berms.
      Jul 15, 2020 @ 5:05pm
      Jul 15, 2020
      Feb 6, 2020 @ 2:21am
      Feb 6, 2020
      Feb 6, 2020 @ 2:21am
      Feb 6, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 5 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 144 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,529 rides
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      Dec 11, 2019 @ 3:34pm
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      Apr 10, 2019 @ 8:12pm
      Apr 10, 2019
      132 |
      Mar 23, 2018 @ 9:37pm
      Mar 23, 2018
      79 |
      Mar 23, 2018 @ 6:06pm
      Mar 23, 2018

      Routes with this trail

      titledistance
      Best Of Mount Adelaide & Clarence5 miles
      Melville Loop3 miles
      Sir Climb Alot5 miles

      5 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      gardiemtb (Jul 12, 2019 at 21:27)
       Really awesome trail. Lots of rocks and loose stuff.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      gardiemtb (Sep 9, 2019 at 23:08)
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      Fergus06 (Feb 6, 2020 at 2:18)
       Nice flow trail with some sections of rock
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      gardiemtb (Jul 19, 2020 at 2:59)
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      • + 0
      Brake (Dec 25, 2020 at 22:16)
       Riding well. Dry but coping with it well. A bit cut up through the tight berms.
      [Reply]





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      THIS TRAIL IS SO MUCH BETTER! | Pilot Trail |...
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      Pilot Trail Mountain bike track
      5:43 | 531 | Jul 27, 2018 , Albany
      Pilot Trail
      2:55 | 64 | Jul 12, 2019 , Albany
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